Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarships 2019 in UK. Applications are invited from PhD candidates from low and middle income countries for the Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarships 2019. The deadline for submission of applications is 4th February, 2019.
Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships are for PhD candidates from low and middle income Commonwealth countries, to spend up to 12 months at a UK university as part of their doctoral studies in their home country.
Also, Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Commonwealth Split-site Scholarships enable talented and motivated individuals to gain the knowledge and skills required for sustainable development, and are aimed at those who could not otherwise afford to study in the UK.
Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarships Theme.
These scholarships are offered under six themes:
Science and technology for development
Also, Strengthening health systems and capacity
Promoting global prosperity
Also, Strengthening global peace, security and governance
Strengthening resilience and response to crises
Finally, Access, inclusion and opportunity
Commonwealth Split-Site Scholarships Eligibility.
These scholarships are for:
First of all, Applicants who are citizens of or have been granted refugee status by an eligible Commonwealth country, or be a British Protected Person
Also, 12 months study at a UK university as part of an applicant’s doctoral studies in their home country, starting in October 2019
Applicants who are registered (or will be registered by September 2019) for a PhD at a university in an eligible Commonwealth country
Also, Study at a UK university with which your home university has an established institutional or departmental link.
Finally, Study at a UK university which has a part funding agreement with the CSC
Eligible Commonwealth countries:
Antigua and Barbuda
Papua New Guinea
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Each scholarship provides:
Also, Approved tuition fees
Stipend (living allowance) at the rate of £1,084 per month, or £1,330 per month for those at universities in the London metropolitan area (rates quoted at 2018-2019 levels)
Also, Warm clothing allowance, where applicable
Study travel grant towards the cost of study-related travel within the UK or overseas
Finally, If you are widowed, divorced, or a single parent, child allowance of £465 per month for the first child, and £114 per month for the second and third child under the age of 16,
Also, if you are accompanied by your children and they are living with you at the same address in the UK
The CSC’s family allowances are intended to be only a contribution towards the cost of maintaining your family in the UK. The true costs are likely to be considerably higher,
Also, you must be able to supplement these allowances in order to support any family members who come to the UK with you.